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    Or, maybe, physics has defied you.

    Or, maybe, physics has defied you.
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    Snot rockets are a necessary evil in certain...

    Snot rockets are a necessary evil in certain situations. Unless it's landing on you, HTFU.
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    I charge $40/wheel for labor but I only do this...

    I charge $40/wheel for labor but I only do this on the side (as opposed to making a living on wheel building). Many pro wheel builders will charge more. Your best bet is to build a complete new...
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    "Brifters" "Deep dish" Inflating to the max...

    "Brifters"

    "Deep dish"

    Inflating to the max psi...
  5. I wouldn't leave them alone. I use the handle of...

    I wouldn't leave them alone. I use the handle of a cone wrench to set the spoke line. Place it through the triangle created by the 2 crossing spokes and twist toward the hub. It's easier on the...
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    +1 for Lake. I use 47 wides. I'm convinced...

    +1 for Lake. I use 47 wides.

    I'm convinced SIDI does not make a shoe that fits me.
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    If you can find a 45t chainring that fits your...

    If you can find a 45t chainring that fits your crank you should be good to go. Salsa sells some that are not ramped and pinned but they still shift fine.

    A 45/12 combo should keep you legal but...
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    your opinion

    your opinion
  9. I am type 1 diabetic. It takes trial and error...

    I am type 1 diabetic. It takes trial and error to figure out how to manage glucose levels while exercising. It's too difficult to say what she should do prior to and during a ride. This is a very...
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    It could be the pedals. It's surely not the...

    It could be the pedals. It's surely not the cranks. Unless they were not installed properly...
  11. Chris King hubs are the same...

    Chris King hubs are the same...
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    UC Davis? I can help. But 300 is a stretch if...

    UC Davis?

    I can help. But 300 is a stretch if you are looking to start racing. PM me...
  13. Thread: Dish

    by rydaddy
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    Tighten and loosen if you are truing. Tighten...

    Tighten and loosen if you are truing.

    Tighten or loosen if you are dishing.

    I prefer to err on the side of tightening for a dished wheel. Assuminig I have not exceeded the max tension of the...
  14. Thread: Dish

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    Yes. Without all the details... I say tighten...

    Yes. Without all the details... I say tighten the drive side a little more...
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    Poll: I wave . Perhaps it is due to these silly...

    I wave . Perhaps it is due to these silly polls...

    Or not.
  16. Only if it stops being fun.

    Only if it stops being fun.
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    :thumb:

    :thumb:
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    Don't over think it. Buy what you can afford. I...

    Don't over think it. Buy what you can afford. I use alloy bars because they are cheaper and pretty much the same weight. Either way, I would not worry about sudden failure...
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    Meh. I looked at this website and found almost...

    Meh. I looked at this website and found almost nothing but MUPs.

    OP - We don't have many mountain bikers here on this forum (check out the norcal mtbr forum!). I haven't done a lot of mtb riding...
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    Another vote for the walmart cheapies. I've...

    Another vote for the walmart cheapies. I've never pinched from the 12g cartridges due to low inflation... and I'm @185 lbs.

    This one has been awesome
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    +1
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    Modesto Crit - P123. Lots of local pros in the...

    Modesto Crit - P123. Lots of local pros in the race. 3's picked separately. I hung on for 50 of 60 minutes. Got dropped and went solo for 4 laps. Finished 3rd in the 3's. All the rest did not...
  23. Thread: Stans Rims

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    Totally agree. And after you inflate with...

    Totally agree. And after you inflate with tubeless tires the spokes lose a LOT tension. I'm waiting for a stronger rim from Stans before I build road tubeless again...
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    You need to flip it.

    You need to flip it.
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    +1 And add to the list... machine-built...

    +1

    And add to the list... machine-built wheels. :eek:
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